Corundum (Var: Sapphire)
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
Gem gravels, Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

A complete, large, sharp sapphire crystal from the gem gravels of Sri Lanka - showing fine striated faces and an unusual scepterd form (though it is not a true scepter, of course). Fine transparency as well.